KS2 HISTORY IS EASY: ROMANS IN BRITAIN
Looking to help your child learn and revise KS2 History? This workbook has been designed to cover the entire 2020 SATs curriculum for KS2 History Romans in Britain and is ideal for both children and parents. Let us teach you KS2 History the EASY way…
- A unique 164-page guide – learn the history the fun way!;
- Advice for both your child and you;
- Up-to-date with the new national curriculum;
- History taught in a fun and engaging way with illustrated characters;
- An easy to follow breakdown of each topic;
- Questions, games and quizzes to track the progress of your child.
WHY CHILDREN ARE TAUGHT HISTORY IN SCHOOLS – ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNMENT
History is on the primary syllabus in order to give children an introduction to the key events that have shaped Britain over time, and its place in the world as a whole.
Knowledge of these events will create an understanding of how and why the modern world has become what it is today, and inspire a deeper curiosity for learning about how societies and people’s lives have changed as time has passed.
This guide consistently keeps the goals of the new national curriculum in focus, as it has been put together with this government aim in mind.
A SELECTION OF SAMPLE QUESTIONS FROM THIS GUIDE
Answer these true/false questions:
I. Ancient Rome first had a system of government with politicians, and then was ruled by emperors.
II. The Romans were only a force for good.
III. The Roman Empire only spanned modern Europe.
IV. The Roman Army was very important in maintaining control of the Empire.
Below is a paragraph about Romulus and Remus. But, there are some words missing! Using the answers in the box below, fill in the gaps correctly.
Name two ways that Ancient Roman chariot racing is similar to modern sporting events:
Complete the following crossword about Caesar’s invasions of Britain.
Why do you think Boudicca and her warriors were so passionate about defeating the Romans?
On the map below, draw the approximate location of Hadrian’s Wall.
As the legend goes, Romulus and Remus were the son of Mars, the Roman god of WAR .As new borns, they wereabandoned on the River TIBER , in and attempt to get rid of them forever. But, their lives were saved by a WOLF who gave them milk, and a WOODPECKER who found food for them.
Similarities between chariot racing and modern sport:
People fill stadiums to watch, people shout during the sport, people support certain people/teams, people still race horses today.
4. What the Romans called the Celts: Barbarians
5. The Celts dyed this and used it to paint their bodies: Clay
6. Where the White Cliffs are found in Kent: Dover
7. A surprise attack the Celts carried out on the Romans: Ambush
1. The Roman dictator who was desperate to conquer Britain: Caesar
2. What the Celts threw at the Romans from the cliff edge: Javelins
3. Roman soldiers on horseback who could not join Caesar in Britain: Cavalry
Boudicca and her warriors really wanted to defend their land from Roman invasion because they wanted to govern themselves. The Iceni (and others) wanted to be in control of their land and society; they didn’t want Romans making decisions for them. The Romans had also disrespected Boudicca and hurt her daughters.
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